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Open heart surgery linked to cognitive decline in older people

A majority of older patients who underwent heart valve surgery were found to be at risk of cognitive problems up to six months after...

Girl”s death at Handwara hospital quarter: 3 doctors suspended

Authorities today suspended three doctors at Handwara district hospital following death of a patient allegedly in a residential quarter there.  Parents of the teenage girl,...

C-section births doubled globally since 2000: Lancet

The number of babies born through caesarean section (C-section) nearly doubled from 12 per cent to 21 per cent of all births between 2000...

SPMR college organizes lecture on ‘Mental Health’

Department of Management Studies of Government SPMR College of Commerce on Wednesday organized a lecture on ‘Mental Health and its impact on positive personality’...

MR vaccination: 35000 children vaccinated in Rajouri district

Health department has so far vaccinated 35000 children between 9 months to 15 years under the Measles Rubella vaccination programme in the last two...

Day 45: FMPHWs continue to agitate

The Female Multipurpose Health Workers Association continued to agitate for the 45th consecutive day on Tuesday and staged a sit-in outside the office of...

New technology may detect early stage lung cancer

Researchers have developed a novel technology that may detect lung cancer at an early stage when surgical cure is possible. The new technology -- electric...

Health ministry confirms 22 Zika cases in Rajasthan

The Health Ministry on Monday confirmed 22 cases of Zika virus in Rajasthan, stressing that precautionary measures are being taken by the Centre followed...

30 swine flu deaths in Gujarat: Govt to High Court

The Gujarat government Monday told the high court that special measures were being taken to tackle the spread of the H1N1 virus which causes...

Weight loss may lower breast cancer risk for post-menopausal women

Women, please take a note. Losing weight can help lower the risk of developing breast cancer in the post-menopausal stage, a new study has...

New ML tool to predict blood pressure BP: Study

Researchers, including one of an Indian-origin, have developed a wearable off-the-shelf and machine learning technology that can predict an individual's blood pressure and provide...

Health deptt wants posts of dy director and many more filled in ”few hours”

The state government on Friday issued a letter to directorates of health, Jammu and Kashmir, seeking details of medical officers looking for promotion to...

MR vaccination conducted in Rajouri school

Border Security Force (BSF) sector headquarters here on Friday organised a special camp for children of BSF personnel and other locals studying in Ankur...

FMPHWs demand pending salaries, promotional benefits

Demanding pending salaries, promotional benefits besides redressal of other issues, the Female Multipurpose Health Workers (FMPHWs) from the peripheries of various blocks of Doda...

8 years on, district hospital Bandipora awaits completion

Even after passing of eight years since the work was started on it, the multi-specialty district hospital at Nusoo is still incomplete with local...

8 years on, district hospital Bandipora awaits completion

Even after passing of eight years since the work was started on it, the multi-specialty district hospital at Nusoo is still incomplete with local...

Voluntary Blood Donation Day celebrated at LD Hospital

Principal Secretary Health & Medical Education Department, Atal Dulloo, Monday inaugurated a voluntary blood donation camp in the blood bank of the LalDed Hospital...

MEASLES-RUBELLA VACCINATION CAMPAIGN 2018: Major General Medical replaces Army Commander in steering committee

Jammu and Kashmir government today modified state steering committees, state operations group (SOG), state task force, state control room, district task force and district...

Contamination of polio vaccines: Health Ministry asks teams to track children given vaccine

After traces of Polio Virus Type 2 were found in some batches of oral polio vaccine manufactured by a Ghaziabad-based pharmaceutical company, the Health...

2 die of swine flu in MP

Two people have died of swine flu in Madhya Pradesh's Jabalpur since last Friday, medical authorities said Sunday. While an elderly woman died of HIN1...

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